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  • s  supported by both sides

  • If the Lone Star State has little room for the two-party system, many Texas Democrats will fight to extinction if necessary to maintain a two-party party.
  • In total, in the four states where there have been two-party contests Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina 1,174,227 Democrats have turned out to vote compared to .
  • Now German politics is no longer dominated by the two big parties the Christian Democrats and the Social Democrats with the kind of stable two-party coalitions that were .
News & Articles

  • UK agrees more government spending cuts, tough battles loom
    By Andrew Osborn LONDON (Reuters) - British ministries have agreed to spending cuts of 3.6 billion pounds, the government said on Friday, leaving it less than two weeks to wring over two-thirds of its 11.5 billion target from 10 remaining departments. Britain's two-party coalition government is cutting spending to try to rein in a 114.2 billion pound deficit expected in the 2015/2016 budget in ...
    June 14, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Political Party Discipline
    The establishment of political parties was not an intended consequence in the creation of this Republic. But parties were the predictable result of the struggle for ratification and implementation of the new Constitution. Since that time, we have had a two-party system with a remarkable consistency of constituency. The Federalists-Whigs-Republicans have generally represented those who envisioned ...
    June 14, 2013 - Flathead Beacon
  • Two Republicans, one Democrat seeking two seats on Waldwick council
    The borough will have a two-party contest in the municipal elections for two three-year Borough Council terms in November.
    June 13, 2013 - The Record
Quotes

  • Maxine McKew in Stuff.co.nz
    In claiming victory in Bennelong, Ms McKew said: "One week after the polls opened, I can now say that in Bennelong we are 2100 votes ahead and 51.2 per cent of the two-party vote, so I can formally say that Bennelong is now a Labor seat for the...
  • Bob Brown in The Canberra Times
    The Greens federal leader, Bob Brown, hailed his party's strong showing at the weekend, saying its near-win in Mayo and its 4 per cent swing in WA "spell disintegration for the two-party system in Australia".
  • John Howard in The Age
    The public opinion polls suggest we would not just lose but be annihilated,Mr Howard told the meeting. "It is the highest Labor two-party preferred (result) since we came to office ...... the polls have the ALP winning emphatically."

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